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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Ed-Tech Policy Q&A How the FCC Wants to Tackle the 'Homework Gap'
The FCC approved an expansion of the E-rate program to include Wi-Fi hotspots.
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Classroom Technology Opinion The Promise and Peril of AI for Education
As GPS did for our sense of direction, AI could erode students’ connection to knowledge.
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Classroom Technology 1 in 3 College Applicants Used AI for Essay Help. Did They Cheat?
Generative AI tools like ChatGPT have put a high-tech twist on decades-old questions of fairness in the college admissions process.
8 min read
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Ed-Tech Policy FCC Update to E-Rate Program Will Help Students Do Homework Anywhere
Supporters say the change aligns with the realities of today's education landscape.
3 min read
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Ed-Tech Policy Q&A Why Many Schools' Strict Cellphone Policies May Not Go Far Enough
A national advocacy group says schools need all-day bans on devices.
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Young girl using a cellphone in class. On her desk is an open notebook and a pencil.
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IT Infrastructure & Management What Districts Can Do With All Those Old Chromebooks
The Chromebooks and tablets districts bought en masse early in the pandemic are approaching the end of their useful lives.
3 min read
Art and technology teacher Jenny O'Sullivan, right, shows students a video they made, April 15, 2024, at A.D. Henderson School in Boca Raton, Fla. While many teachers nationally complain their districts dictate textbooks and course work, the South Florida school's administrators allow their staff high levels of classroom creativity...and it works.
Art and technology teacher Jenny O'Sullivan, right, shows students a video they made on April 15, 2024, at A.D. Henderson School in Boca Raton, Fla. After districts equipped every student with a device early in the pandemic, they now face the challenge of recycling or disposing of the technology responsibly.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Meeting District Needs Exclusive Data How Will Districts Spend PD-Focused Title II Funding Over the Next 2 Years?
Federal Title II grants are one of the most flexible that K-12 districts can use to support professional development.
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Product Development Industry Insight Why Are Ed-Tech Products Sitting Unused? It Starts With Failing To Research Teachers
Teaching Lab CEO Sarah Johnson talks about the common complaints she hears from educators, and how companies can avoid becoming an unused tool on a district's virtual shelf.
10 min read
Sales & Marketing Exclusive Data The Best and Worst Arguments for Keeping Your Product in a School District Budget, Post-Stimulus
An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked K-12 leaders what information they're considering in deciding which stimulus-funded projects to cut.
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Strategy & Operations K-12 Market News Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Rebrands as Simply "HMH"
The giant company says the name change reflects its evolution from a publisher to a more diversified K-12 organization.
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